Category Archives: ebola

Ebola Now in New York City – Patient Had Passed “Advanced Screening” on Return from West Africa

Doctor in New York City Is Sick With Ebola By Marc Santora – OCT. 23, 2014 A doctor in New York City who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea became the first person in the city to test positive for the virus Thursday, setting off a search for anyone who might have come into Read More

Nassim Taleb: Here’s What People Don’t Understand About Ebola

Shane Ferro Oct. 17, 2014, 4:43 PM Multiplication — that’s what people don’t understand about Ebola, according to Nassim Taleb, the author of “Fooled by Randomness” and “The Black Swan.” More specifically, Taleb explained to Business Insider that many people talking about the disease don’t “have a grasp of the severity of the multiplicative process.” Read More

Researchers Expect Over 20 US Ebola Cases In Weeks, “You Don’t Want To Know Worst Case”

As posted today at Zero Hedge: “We have a worst-case scenario, and you don’t even want to know,” warns Alessandro Vespignani, a researcher creating simulations of infectious disease outbreaks, but there could be as many as two dozen people in the U.S. infected with Ebola by the end of the month. The projections only run Read More

Second Ebola-Infected Nurse ID’d; Flew Domestic Flight Day Before Diagnosis

Reported by Fox News October 15, 2014 The second nurse infected with Ebola at a Texas hospital was identified Wednesday as 29-year-old Amber Vinson, while authorities expressed concern that she took a domestic flight — reportedly to prepare for her wedding in Cleveland — just one day before coming down with symptoms of the deadly disease. Read More

What You’re Not Being Told About Ebola in the U.S.

by Paul Mampilly I spent all of yesterday reading news reports on the Ebola situation in Dallas, Texas. I’m deeply concerned about what is going on. Let me explain. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (or CDC, an arm of the U.S. government) is claiming that it is 100% certain of containing Ebola to Read More

Implications of an Ebola Pandemic in the US – Could Our Fragile Economy Handle the Shock?

By Michael Snyder For the moment, our top public health officials are quite adamant that there absolutely will not be a major Ebola outbreak in the United States. But what if they are wrong? Or what would happen if terrorists released a form of weaponized Ebola or weaponized smallpox in one of our major cities? Read More

Ebola May Have ‘Catastrophic’ Economic Cost – World Bank

The World Bank warned that the economic costs of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa will escalate to “catastrophic” proportions if the virus spreads, while Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama criticized the international response to the disease. “If other countries in the vicinity in the subregion of West Africa fail to do what Nigeria and Read More

16 Apocalyptic Quotes From Global Health Officials About This Horrific Ebola Epidemic

By Michael Snyder, on September 3rd, 2014 Ebola continues to spread an an exponential rate. According to the World Health Organization, 40 percent of all Ebola cases have happened in just the last three weeks. At this point, the official numbers tell us that approximately 3,500 people have gotten the virus in Africa and more Read More